7 tips to rebuild primary care

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As primary care practices try to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, one wonders whether the market will ever be the same.

As primary care practices try to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, one wonders whether the market will ever be the same.

Primary care had already been diminishing before the pandemic began and without systemic action that dwindling will continue. A new report a new report from the Committee on Implementing High-Quality Primary Care titled Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care. It lays out recommendations for rebuilding primary care including having the Department of Health and Human Services establish a Secretary’s Council on Primary Care to act as the accountable entity as well as an Office of Primary Care Research at the National Institutes of Health.

Other recommendations include: